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Don’t Let This Christmas End in Tiers

Dec 03, 2020 I’m just going to say it, 2020 has been a nightmare and after the hellish year we’ve all had you would be forgiven for not giving much thought to ‘celebrating’ Christm

Exceptions to the New Travel Restrictions in Scotland

Nov 18, 2020 Yesterday's announcement on changes to Scotland's tiered lockdown restrictions, which saw several areas move up into higher tiers, introduced new travel restrictions, but what

Latest Restrictions Contain A Sting in the Tail for Scottish Employers

Nov 17, 2020 The main headlines from the Scottish First Minister’s announcement in Holyrood is that 11 local authority areas have been moved to the strictest Level 4 COVID-19 Restriction

New Lockdown Restrictions in Scotland Confirmed

Nov 17, 2020 New COVID-19 Restrictions for Scotland have this afternoon been confirmed by Holyrood. 11 local authority areas have been moved to Level 4 restrictions, 2 have moved down to

Strict Lockdown Restrictions in Scotland Imminent

Nov 17, 2020 Businesses across the Central Belt of Scotland are bracing themselves ahead of today’s announcement from the leader of the Scottish administration, Nicola Sturgeon, when it

New CJRS Treasury Direction Published

Nov 16, 2020 On 13 November 2020, HM Treasury published its fourth Treasury Direction, which together with the previous Treasury Directions, form the legal framework for the CJRS (furlough

One Simple Mistake That Could Cost You Furlough Funding

Nov 07, 2020 Failing to ensure any previously issued furlough agreements meet the extended CJRS grant eligibility conditions could result in failed grant claims.

Furlough Scheme Extended to March 2021

Nov 06, 2020 On 5 November 2020, the Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) will be extended until 31 March 2021 and it is more generous than the